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 Master of Business Administration

P.N. Saksena, Ph.D. :: Director
Administration Building 203C :: (574) 520-4138 :: ::

About the Master's of Business Administration

The newly redesigned Leighton School MBA is faster, shorter, and better than ever, making it even more attractive for busy, ambitious working professionals.

Program Requirements­­ (37.5 cr.)

All courses are 1.5 credit hours unless otherwise stated

  • 37.5 credits does not include the optional concentration
  • As a condition of graduation, each student must pass a comprehensive exam by ETS during their final year of study.

Foundation Courses (10.5 cr.)
  • BUSB-A 501 Financial Accounting for Managers
  • BUSB-A 503 Statistical Applications
  • BUSB-A 511 Quantitative Business Analysis
  • BUSB-B 501 Communication Skills for Managers [not eligible for Fast-Track waiver or for exemption by passing a placement examination]
  • BUSB-B 504 Team Management [not eligible for Fast-Track waiver or for exemption by passing a placement examination]
  • BUSB-D 501 Management of Marketing
  • BUSB-D 502 Financial Management

Core Courses (27 cr.)
  • BUSB-A 502 Managerial Economics (3 cr.)
  • BUSB-A 504 Information Technology for Managers
  • BUSB-B 503 Leadership and Change (3 cr.)
  • BUSB-B 520 Design Thinking for Managers
  • BUSB-B 521 Evidence Based Management
  • BUSB-C 502 Legal/Ethical Environment of Business (3 cr.)
  • BUSB-D 503 Operations Management
  • BUSB-F 503 Decision Making Tools in Accounting (3 cr.)
  • BUSB-F 542 Strategic Financial Management (3 cr.)
  • BUSB-M 544 Managing Advertising and Sales Promotion (3 cr.)
  • Capstone Experience :: BUSB-E 510 Business Policy or one of several specific courses to be announced

Optional Concentrations in ::
  • BUSB-F 514 Investment Management (3 cr.)
  • BUSB-F 517 Financial Markets and Institutions (3 cr.)
  • BUSB-F 530 International Finance (3 cr.)
Human Resource Management
  • Two specific courses under development
  • BUSB-M 503 Applied Marketing Research (3 cr.)
  • BUSB-M 594 Global Marketing Management (3 cr.)
  • Capstone Course to be announced

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